When Jonathan Schoop missed nearly all of the first half with a torn ligament in his right knee, even owners in deeper formats probably weren't sweating it. Despite hitting 16 home runs in his 2014 rookie season, Schoop kept expectations low with a .209 batting average and .244 on-base percentage. The young second baseman turned in a surprisingly good sophomore season for the Orioles, slugging 15 homers in 150 fewer at-bats while batting .279. Though Schoop's production tailed off over the latter part of September, he did enough to put himself on the radar of mixed league owners for 2016. In fact, he is viable as a late-round option in standard mixed Rotisserie leagues.
Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop (hand) remains out of the lineup for the season finale Sunday against the Yankees. While Schoop will sit, a second x-ray returned clean, indicating he doesn't have a broken hand. He'll be available off the bench and shouldn't experience any delays in his offseason training as a result of the injury.
Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop's (hand) availability Saturday will be evaluated by the hour, MASN Sports reports. Schoop is still experiencing swelling in his hand. The Orioles have little incentive to push Schoop, who will have an MRI Monday after the season is over. It seems unlikely he will get any more than one start between Saturday and Sunday. Jones is not in the lineup for Saturday's first game of a doubleheader.
Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop underwent X-rays on his right hand that returned negative, but he doesn't know if he will play Friday, the Baltimore Sun reports. Schoop exited Thursday's game with the injury, and is reportedly dealing with some swelling and stiffness. He'll likely get a better idea of where he's at after a night's sleep, but the Orioles have no reason to push him into action having been eliminated from playoff contention.
Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop smacked two home runs to help propel the O's to an 8-2 win over the Royals on Sunday. Schoop hit two solo shots off Johnny Cueto in the second and fourth inning. He finished the game 3 for 4 at the plate with two RBI. Prior to Sunday's win, Schoop was hitting .275 with three home runs and 11 RBI in his last 20 games.
Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop drove in a team-high three runs during Sunday's 9-3 win over the Tigers. The three RBI came in the fourth inning when Schoop hit his sixth home run of the season off Justin Verlader. Schoop finished the game 2 for 4 with one run scored and two strikeouts. Prior to Sunday's performance, Schoop was hitting .321 with two home runs and four RBI in his last eight games.